Luna Family History

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Luna Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from places called Luna in Zaragoza, Araba, and Lleón provinces. Jewish (Sephardic): from the female personal name Luna (Spanish luna ‘moon’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Lena, Lua, Lina, Lona, Lapa, Kuna, Luca, Kula, Lunz, Lana

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Luna Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Luna name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Luna. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • England & Wales


  • Spain


  • Portugal


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Luna Family Origin

Where is the Luna family from?

Luna Family Occupations

What did your Luna ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luna. A less common occupation for the Luna family was Farm Laborer. The most common Luna occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Luna's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Luna ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Luna Historical Records

What Luna family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 105,000 census records available for the last name Luna. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luna census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 28,000 immigration records available for the last name Luna. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Luna. For the veterans among your Luna ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Luna Life Expectancy

What is the average Luna lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Luna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Luna in 1944 was 32, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luna

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Luna ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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